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Musee de la Grande Guerre, Meaux

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History Museum
An impressive collection of 50,000 objects at Musee de la Grande Guerre tells the story of the World War I, as well as its impact on society as a whole. Everyday objects, like first aid kits and stoves from the private collection of World War I expert Jean-Pierre Verne tell the story of past hardship. Innovative technology allows you to immerse all of your senses into the first World War with visual frescoes, hands-on objects, olfactory presentations, and ambient sounds. Whether you're most interested in tactics and strategy, daily life in the trenches, women's role in the war, or some other facet, you'll likely find a theme-based exhibit to explore. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Musee de la Grande Guerre by using our Meaux holiday planner.
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  • This museum is very interesting, very educational, and also spacious. We went there several times with different friends and we will return with our children and our grandchildren.
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  • visit organize my office colleagues and I was not disappointed (them either). The Museum is vast, clear, and very well explained. There is something for everyone: children, adults, enthusiasts, neophytes... staff is very nice too. A family if possible.
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  • Located a few kilometres from the city centre and accessible by the M6 bus, this Museum pays tribute to the war of 14-18. Rich, dense takes 2 hours.
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  • Superb introduction to World War 1. Starting in 1870, this museum does a wonderful job of introducing people to the background and effects of the war; both at home and at the fronts.
  • Visited the end of May 2015. Wonderful museum with a fabulous collection of items. Particularly enjoyed the items relating to everyday life in the trenches. The layout in the open space was well thought out and moved visitors easily through the exhibits. Glad I made the trip to Meaux!
  • Absolutely fascinating display with a wide range of knowledge and exhibits.
  • Museum exciting, skimpy and including the course, tremendously well illustrated and modern, can easily grasp the various aspects of the great war. Allow at least half a day for good enriched places! In addition, tariff-26 years is very accessible in comparison including D-day Normandy museums. Furthermore, the visit is marked by photos taken of current conflicts so allowing a judicious parallel between the context of the great war and current geopolitics.
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  • Beautiful museum dedicated to the terrible first world war. Parts collection, uniform and put in scene will tell you the daily lives of our hairy to the younger generations and neophytes. A cloakroom is available and count €10 for the entry ticket. Discover.
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